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Survey the Status of Self–Actualization and the Related Factors among Students of Golestan University of Medical Sciences in 2015
A Sanagu *, A Taghavee, N Behnampoor, F Baiky
Education Development Office, nursing dept, Golestan University of Medical Sciences,Gorgan, Iran.
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Introduction: Self - actualization is desire to get better of what one is and what it would be based on his /her own capability. Since self -Actualization is one of mental health components this research  aimed to study the Status of Self-Actualization and demographic Factors among Students of Golestan University of Medical Sciences

Methods: This descriptive-analytical research has been done on 316 students of faculties of Nursing and Midwifery, medical, paramedical and health of Golestan University of Medical Sciences through non-probability sampling in 2015. Data was collected by self-actualization beliefs questionnaire and was analyzed Using descriptive and analytical  statistics (frequency and percentage) , (Kruskal-Wallis and chi-square) respectively through SPSS software.

Findings: the average age of students was (20.91 ± 1.794) and 78.1 % of the students were female,  also , Ethnicity of  57.5% students were fars. Students self-actualization beliefs show 14.2% of ideas as excellent, 5.59 % as great idea , 21.8 % and 4.4 % as adjusted and barriers beliefs respectively. There was a significant correlation between students' self-actualization and sex (p=0.007) also self-  actualization  and field of study(P=0.042)  as well as place of living (P=0.064)

Conclusion: The status of self–actualization of most students were at good and excellent level but self–actualization was higher in medical and girl students that live in dormitories  .

Keywords: self-actualization, students, university, medical sciences.
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Sanagu A, Taghavee A, Behnampoor N, Baiky F. Survey the Status of Self–Actualization and the Related Factors among Students of Golestan University of Medical Sciences in 2015. Research in Medical Education. 2016; 8 (1) :22-28
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